13.6. IEC 60870-5-101

IEC 60870-5-101 [IEC101] is a standard for power system monitoring, control and associated communications for telecontrol, teleprotection, and associated telecommunications for electric power systems. This is completely compatible with IEC 60870-5-1 to IEC 60870-5-5 standards and uses standard asynchronous serial tele-control channel interface between DTE and DCE. The standard is suitable for multiple configurations like point-to-point, star, mutidropped etc.

IEC 60870-5-101 device communication properties